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Slingshot ammo? - $35 (Clayton)

I was selling these small spheres as beads....beads with unusual properties. Far to well machined and hardened for ordinary beadwork, I mused that maybe these would make good ammunition for your "bead rifle" or slingshot.

So I thought I would give sporting goods category a try. Below, I have cut and pasted the bead ad with image. I think these balls would make good slingshot ammo for hunting or target practice. Or maybe you have some other use for these.-------------------------------------------------------------------------------Here's the ad.

I have some round white beads for sale. Near as I can tell, there are 3500 of them, give or take 100. I weighed one hundred of them and then weighed them all. It came to about 3500 (taking weight of bucket into account.)
They measure at 16 mm, or 5/8 of an inch. Each weighs 2.2 grams

These are unusual beads, unlike any I have ever seen. They might not even be beads. They are perfectly round.
I mean perfectly round, like ball bearings. There are no surface imperfections on them. The passage through the middle is smaller than most beads. Think the diameter of a large paper clip. It is beautifully machined.

Just for fun I took one down the basement and put it into my vise to see what it could stand. With a very considerable amount of squeezing pressure applied, it neither cracked nor flattened. I backed off without breaking one as I didn't want tiny bits of plastic exploding into my face.

Do you have a use for beads such as this? An indestructible necklace? A foil to the footing of your pursuer?
Ammunition for your bead rifle or slingshot? (Hey, that's not a bad idea)

I am asking $35 for all of them. That might seem like a lot but it's only a penny apiece. Some company went to a lot of trouble to make spheres of this quality and it cost more than one cent.

You may call at show contact info Burt
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